UK, Eurochart, Billboard & Cashbox No.1 Hits

1986 UK EuroChart Billboard Cash Box
01/04(2) Merry Christmas EveryoneShakin' Stevens (10) Take On Me A-Ha(4)Say You, Say MeLionel Richie(5) Say You, Say Me Lionel Richie
01/112 West End GirlsThe Pet Shop Boys
01/184That's What Friends Are For Dionne & Friends
01/252 The Sun Always Shines On TVA-Ha3 Elton JohnNikita3 That's What Friends Are For  Dionne & Friends (with Elton John, Gladys Knight & Stevie Wonder)
02/084 When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get GoingBilly Ocean


The Sun Always Shines On TVA-Ha2How Will I KnowWhitney Houston1 When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get GoingBilly Ocean
02/221How Will I Know Whitney Houston
03/01 2 When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get GoingBilly Ocean2KyrieMr. Mister2 Kyrie Mr. Mister
03/083 Chain reactionDiana Ross


Burning HeartSurvivor1SaraStarship1 Sara Starship
03/22 2(4) When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get GoingBilly Ocean1These DreamsHeart1 These Dreams Heart
03/293 Living DollCliff Richard and the Young ones 3 Rock me AmadeusFalco2 Rock me Amadeus Falco


Burning HeartSurvivor
04/122Kiss Prince & Revolution
04/193 A Different CornerGeorge Michael2(6) When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get GoingBilly Ocean2KissPrince & The Revolution
04/262Addicted To Love Robert Palmer


A Different CornerGeorge Michael1Addicted To LoveRobert Palmer
05/101 Rock me AmadeusFalco1 West End GirlsPet Shop Boys1 West End Girls Pet Shop Boys
05/173 The Chicken songSpitting Image 3Greatest Love Of AllWhitney Houston1 Why Can't This Be Love Van Halen
05/242Greatest Love Of All Whitney Houston
06/073 Spirit in the skyDoctor and the Medics 2 Live To TellMadonna1Live To TellMadonna1 Live To Tell Madonna
06/143On My OwnPatti LaBelle & Michael McDonald3 On My Own Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald


A Different CornerGeorge Michael
06/282 The edge of heavenWham! 2 Atlantis Is Calling (S.O.S. For Love)Modern Talking
07/051There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)Billy Ocean2There¡¦ll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry) Billy Ocean
07/123 Papa Don't Preach Madonna 1The Edge of HeavenWham!1Holding Back The YearsSimply Red
07/19 1(3) Atlantis Is Calling (S.O.S. For Love)Modern Talking1Invisible TouchGenesis1 Invisible Touch Genesis
07/26 2(3)The Edge of HeavenWham!1SledgehammerPeter Gabriel2 Sledgehammer Peter Gabriel
08/023 The Lady in redChris de Burgh 2Glory Of LovePeter Cetera
08/09 10 Papa Don't Preach Madonna1Glory Of Love Peter Cetera
08/162 Papa Don't Preach Madonna2 Papa Don't Preach Madonna
08/233 I want to wake up with youBoris Gardiner
08/301Higher LoveSteve Winwood2Higher Love Steve Winwood
09/134 Don't leave me this wayThe Communards 1 Take My Breath AwayBerlin1 Take My Breath AwayBerlin
09/203Stuck With YouHuey Lewis & The News3 Stuck With You Huey Lewis & News
10/111 True BlueMadonna 2When I Think Of YouJanet Jackson2When I Think Of You Janet Jackson
10/183 Every loser winsNick Berry 1 True BlueMadonna

Music & Media Eurochart

2True Colors Cyndi Lauper1 Typical Male Tina Turner


The Final CountdownEurope
11/014 Take My Breath AwayBerlin1True Colors Cyndi Lauper
11/084 Take My Breath AwayBerlin2AmandaBoston3 Amanda Boston
11/221HumanHuman League


The Final CountdownEurope1You Give Love A Bad NameBon Jovi1 Human Human League
12/062 The final countdownEurope 1The Next Time I FallPeter Cetera & Amy Grant1 You Give Love A Bad Name Bon Jovi
12/131The Way It IsBruce Hornsby & The Range1 The Way It Is Bruce Hornsby & Range
12/201 Caravan of LoveThe Housemartins 4Walk Like An Egyptian Bangles1 Walk Like An Egyptian Bangles
12/274 Reet PetiteJackie Wilson 3 Everybody Have Fun Tonight Wang Chung
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Hits that have reached the no.1 spot both in Europe & the US are indicated by bold font, each chart's no.1 hit of the year is indicated by red font.